Completed as of October 10, 2020:
- Recruiting direct male-line descendants of Edward Sturgis for NGS/WGS testing - anyone interested in submitting their DNA for testing should contact Raymond T. Wing (email: wing.genealogist AT gmail DOT com)
Edward Sturgis (II) was born Yarmouth 10 Apr 1642, son of Edward Sturgis and Elizabeth Hinkley. He died at Yarmouth 8 Dec 1678. He married before 1665 to Temperance Gorham. They had six children before his early death; two daughters and four sons (Samuel, James, Joseph and Edward)
Samuel Sturgis was born about 1665 and married Mercy Howes
James Sturgis was born 1668/9 and died 3 Jan 1717/8. He married Rebecca Thacher
Edward Sturgis (III) was born in 1673. He married Mehitable Hallet
Previous Y-DNA testing
Family Tree DNA currently does not list any Y-DNA descendants of Samuel Sturgis.
Further needed testing
We need additional direct male-line descendants of this Sturgis family to WGS/NGS test to discover where this family falls in the Y-DNA tree.